Monday, November 30, 2015

DSAC Brown Bag Lunch with Dean Ball

Image result for bsos umdHey BSOS Students!

DSAC's last Brown Bag Event for the semester will take place on Wednesday, December 2 - lunch with the Dean of BSOS, Dr. Gregory Ball! If you are interested in getting to know our Dean better, learning about research opportunities in BSOS, or want to hear about some of the new ideas Dean Ball has for BSOS then this is the event for you!

BSOS - Dean Ball
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
12:00PM - 1:00PM (Lunch will be provided)
2141K Tydings Hall (Dean’s Conference Room)

Before becoming the Dean of BSOS, Dr. Ball served as Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Vice Dean for Science and Research Infrastructure in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Ball’s past research has covered brain and social behaviors, with his most recent focus on interrelationships among steroid hormones. Dean Ball has earned a B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in psychobiology from the Institute of Animal Behavior at Rutgers University. 

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

CCJS Advising Closed During Thanksgiving Break

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CCJS Advising will close for Thanksgiving Break at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.  The office will be closed through Friday, November 27, 2015. CCJS Advising will reopen at 9:00 am on Monday, November 30th. 

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

National Park Service Hiring Full-Time Park Guides

Image result for national park serviceThe National Park Service is currently hiring Park Guides.  These positions will be duty stationed at the National Mall, working at some of our nation's most beloved and iconic memorials. The National Park Service is looking for interpretive rock stars who want to help break the mold of what it means to be a 21st Century interpreter. Responsibilities include a variety of tasks associated with visitor services and the use and monitoring of park resources. The National Mall is an incredibly busy (29 million visitors a year) location, but provides a fascinating and dynamic work environment.  There are tremendous opportunities for professional development and promotion through the ranks within the National Park Services.

Applications close November 30, 2015.  Apply here.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Terps For Change applications available now!

Image result for terps for changeTerps for Change is committed to connecting the university with the local community through sustained, collaborative, and meaningful community service-learning.

As a part of Terps for Change, students will:
  • Volunteer weekly around issues of education, the environment, and public health
  • Explore the root causes through critical reflection and meaningful dialogue
  • Gain real life experience to be used on resumes and in job interviews

Applications can be found at: GO.UMD.EDU/T4CAPP (just login to OrgSync to see the application).   Email with questions!